DANCECleveland announces the all-new “Pick 2 for $40” mini subscription package.
The most affordable way for audiences to access DANCECleveland’s remaining season!
No matter what your taste in dance, you will find something to love this season. Look below for a variety of different styles and productions and help support contemporary dance in Cleveland.
DANCECleveland is proud to present the all-new “Pick 2 for $40” mini-subscription package. The packages allows audiences to select two of the following three remaining performances for just $40 with ALL TICKETING HANDLING FEES WAIVED.
Perfect for holiday gift-giving or to simply experience these magnificent companies for your self, select two of the following three performances from the stunning and elegant Alonzo King LINES Ballet (Sun. Jan. 27 at 3:00 p.m.), the riveting Mark Morris Dance Group (Sat. Mar. 2 at 8:00 p.m. or the plucky and vibrant Lucky Plush (Fri. May 3 at 8:00 p.m.) or, see all three performances for just $60!
In addition to seeing these fabulous dance companies, subscribers will receive convenient DANCECleveland perks such as easy the option to purchase additional tickets at the subscriber rate, quick and hassle-free exchanges – exchange one of your shows to another – (subject to availability) and first opportunity to hear about our new season and option to upgrade your seating location.
To learn more or to order, call DANCECleveland at 216-991-9000 or click here.
Illuminating documentary, Thou Shalt not Dance focuses on obstacles faced in Orthodox community.
Film screens this Wednesday
The Maltz Museum.
Thou Shalt Not Dance, an illuminating documentary directed by Eyal Sela & Yochai Shalom Hadod, explores the obstacles faced by three Orthodox men living in Jerusalem who establish a dance school for religious males. The film chronicles their struggles as they try to reconcile their desire to express themselves physically while still maintaining an Orthodox life.
Click here to watch the official film trailer.
The film is in Hebrew with English subtitles and screens once on Wednesday, November 28th at 7:00 p.m. at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. For more information including ticket prices call 216.593.0577 or click here.
Groundworks Dance Theater and MOCA team up for Still/Moving this Thursday, Nov. 29th.
MOCA and Groundworks partner in an exclusive performance on Thursday, Nov. 29th that explores the new building through motion and pause. Using the entire museum as a stage, dancers will adapt dances and movements in both familiar and atypical spaces. Similarly, the audiences will discover these performances through their own movements throughout the building.
In shifting bodies and spaces, STILL/MOVING will expand audiences expectations of site, stage, and performance in MOCA’s new building.
Doors and bar will open at 7:00 p.m. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and lasts until 9:30 p.m. The museum will only be open to ticketed guests from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. To order tickets, click here.
Dance’12: Winterplay at Kent State features diverse program by dance faculty Nov. 30- Dec. 2
The Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance will present an evening of choreography created by dance faculty members Nov. 30 – Dec. 2. Dance ’12: Winterplay is a collaboration between faculty and students in the School of Theatre and Dance and involves more than 75 dancers, designers, faculty members, crew members and staff. Actor and director Eric van Baars, who will provide background information and insights about each piece prior to its performance, will host the concert which takes place at the E. Turner Stump Theatre in the Music and Speech Building at 1325 Theatre Dr.
The concert highlights the versatility and diverse artistic approaches of the Kent State dance faculty members Kimberly Karpanty, Erin LaSala,Joan Meggitt, Bill Sallak, Erin Smith and Barbara Allegra Verlezza. Faculty, student and alumni dancers will perform world premieres of modern dance and jazz works, and members of Akros Percussion Collective -Matthew Dudack, Jeff Neitzke and Dance Music Director Bill Sallak – will perform “Musique de Tables” by Thierry de Mey.
Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for Kent State faculty, staff and alumni, $12 for seniors, and $8 for students under 18 years of age or with a college ID. Tickets are free for all Kent Campus, full-time, undergraduate students. Tickets can be reserved by calling the Performing Arts Box Office at 330-672-ARTS or online by clicking here.
A Son is Given: An Urban Ballet Dec. 21-23 at PlayhouseSquare.
Presented by New Community Bible Fellowship.
New Community Bible Fellowship is set to put to rest the myth that churches ‘play it safe’ with their groundbreaking retelling of the classic story of the Nativity.
A Son Is Given takes place Dec. 21-23 at PlayhouseSquares Hanna Theatre and is the retelling of the classic story of the Nativity as an urban ballet. This Christmas production is set apart by a unique blend of modern dance, drama, ballet, hip-hop and an original music score. The setting is distinctly urban and the dancers are some of Cleveland’s finest. Fight scenes depict the battle of good vs. evil and a tender love story is threatened by an alleged affair and an assassin’s knife.
Nationally renowned choreographer and native Clevelander Dianne McIntyre, is the consulting choreographer for the project and Kenya Woods, accomplished dancer, choreographer and instructor is principal choreographer. Combined, both accomplished artists bring more than 60 years of professional dance experience to the project. Myron Davis, former national recording artist, is writer, director and composer of all original music.
For tickets to this original holiday offering, call 216-241-6000 or click here.